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bachelor

Degree

Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Diploma

bachelor

Degree

Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Diploma

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,526 CAD

  • Application fee

    $150 CAD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Capstone Project
Co-op
Research

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-May-2023 2023-05-01

Overview

Engineering Design and Drafting Technology Diploma

Engineering Design and Drafting Technologists participate in multi-discipline engineering projects

Technologists in this dynamic role use industry-standard software to collaborate, design, model, draft, coordinate and document projects in many disciplines.

The Engineering Design & Drafting Technology program is a three-year diploma offered full-time at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus. You’ll take five academic semesters and three Co-operative Education work terms

You’ll be trained in:

  • computer aided drafting (CAD)
  • building information modelling (BIM)
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • cadastral surveying
  • civil, mechanical and structural design
  • computer programming
  • engineering materials
  • applied mechanics
  • fluid mechanics applications
  • project management

You’ll complete a major project using Building Information Modeling (BIM) Technology by integrating civil, and mechanical piping systems and structural design, applying the concepts of project management and an applied capstone research project.

Co-operative work terms are paid, so you'll earn while you learn.

Many of the co-op employers require both a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License and a clean Driver's Abstract. For international students, it can take up to 12 months to obtain a Driver's license.

Therefore, it is to your advantage to come with a Driver's License from your home country if possible. Some opportunities require a Criminal Record Check and/or drug and alcohol testing.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$15,526

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,032
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $15,526

Hourly wage

Min wage

13 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Results
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
5
listening
5
writing
5
speaking
5
reading

TOEFL

81
19
listening
19
writing
19
speaking
19
reading

PTE

63
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • Duolingo English Test: 105 

Applicants may be conditionally waitlisted and/or conditionally accepted where proof of registration in an English language Centre program is provided. 

Proof must include a specified date by which the individual is anticipated to meet the ELP requirement.

Successful completion of a Saskatchewan Polytechnic-recognized ESL program from a Canadian college or university, if it is considered equivalent to Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s required TOEFL iBT or IELTS admission requirements. 

Proficiency equivalents will be reviewed by Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s International Admissions Representative in consultation with the relevant program head. Registrar approval will be required.

Pre-EAP

If you are just starting to learn English with an IELTS score of less than 5.5, you can take Pre-EAP courses to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Course and IELTS levelCourse length and estimated costStart date and location
Pre-EAP (CW L1)
Below 4.0
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L2)
4.0
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L3)
4.5
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online
Pre-EAP (CW L4)
5.0 (no band <4.5)
8 weeks
$3,765
Six start dates per year
Online

EAP 

Advance your social and academic English skills with these courses to achieve the IELTS level needed to begin your program study at Sask Polytech.

Course and IELTS levelCourse length and estimated costStart date and location
EAP 1
5.5
15 weeks
$4,500
January and May
Hybrid delivery in Saskatoon
EAP 2
6.0
15 weeks
$4,500
May and September
Hybrid delivery in Saskatoon

Find your level

 IELTSTOEFL iBTPTEDuolingo
Pre-EAP (CW L2)4.0282460
Pre-EAP (CW L3)4.5323070
(no band <50)
Pre-EAP (CW L4)5.0354080
(no band <60)
EAP 15.5464590
(no band <70)
EAP 26.0
(no band <5.5;
at least one band >6.0)
6250100 
(no band <80)

Academic background and requirement

  • Grade 12 with Pre-Calculus 30*

*Previous Saskatchewan mathematics requirement also accepted: 

  • Math A30, B30 and C30

Alternative Admission

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through an alternative admission assessment. 

Applicants are automatically considered for alternative admission. However, some specific admission requirements may still need to be met.

Career opportunities

  • Project Manager
  • CAD Technologist
  • Design and Drafting Technologist
  • Engineering Manager
  • Drafting Technician

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